Jefferson County Universal Movement Playground

Category Overview

Local Parks grants help protect these symbols of vibrant communities, providing places for families to gather and play and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle in an era when people spend increasing amounts of their time inside. The WWRP is the largest source of local parks funding in Washington, helping communities fund the acquisition, development, and renovation of vital recreation areas and green spaces.

Project Highlights

This Phase 1 of the sea creature-themed Jefferson Universal Movement Playground (JUMP!) at HJ Carroll Park included the construction of accessible play surfacing, an elevated play structure, a net climber, a merry-go-round, a spring rider, musical instruments, a disk swing, a swing set, an elevated play-mound with roller-slide, a driftwood themed fort, a serenity spot, 2 sea creature-themed art installations, signage, and three connected climbing rocks. Scope also included, a decorative gate, perimeter fencing, a water fountain, a bike fix-it station and ADA pathways connecting the playground to other amenities at HJ Carroll Park. The primary recreation opportunity provided by this project is universally accessible active play. The JUMP! project grand opening/ribbon cutting occurred on November 18th with a large public turnout. The final total Phase 1 project cost was approximately $1.26 mil.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Jefferson County Parks Category: Local Parks WWRP Grant: $500,000.00 Applicant Match: $286,615.00 Project Type: Development County: Jefferson Legislative District: 24 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 20-1210

Location Details

Take SR 19 to HJ Carroll Park Road. Turn into HJ Carroll Park and take the first left into the main parking lot. The site is directly ahead, near the basketball courts.

What is the WWRP

The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP) is a state grant program that creates and conserves local and state parks, wildlife habitat and working farms. The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office administers WWRP grants, and the legislature funds the program.